26.02. - CHOPIN AND DVORAK

26.02., 7:00 p.m.
SYMPHONIC CONCERTO
Concert Hall in CKK Jordanki
Tickets: 30 / 40 PLN (BUY TICKET)

Artists:
Tymoteusz Bies – piano
Toruń Symphony Orchestra
Agata Zając – conductor

W programie:
F. Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
A. Dvorak – Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88

There is no intermission in the concert.
The event will take place in accordance with current recommendations and guidelines.

Please read the rules and comply with the GUIDELINES FOR THE CONCERT PARTICIPANTS.
IN CONNECTION WITH THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIA and completing the statement to be given to
you by staff
on the day of the concert.


The concert co-organised and co-financed under the Institute of Music and Dance 'conductor – resident' programme.


  Zainicjowany przez Instytut Muzyki i Tańca program „Dyrygent – rezydent”

'Conductor – resident' in season 2020/2021 is Agata Zając.

AGATA ZAJĄC started her musical path at the age of 7 as a violinist. In 2015 she began conducting studies with Marcin Sompoliński at Poznań Academy of Music and obtained a Bachelor's diploma in 2018. She currently pursues a Master's degree at the same university. Her professional career started in 2018 – she was involved in three premieres in Warsaw Chamber Opera as an assistant conductor. Since September 2018 she has been assisting to Greek conductor Michalis Economou, in his international projects. The last one was China New Year’s concert tour with Athens Philharmonia Orchestra in December 2019. During the last two years she took part in conducting competitions and auditions – among others, in Warsaw Philharmonic and Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice. She has also been a student of Peter Eötvös, Gregory Vajda, Marin Alsop, Michalis Economou and Charles Olivieri-Munroe as an active participant at international masterclasses. Since the beginning of her conducting path she had the opportunity to conduct multiple orchestras like Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, Greek Radio Symphony Orchestra, Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra and Schumann Youth Orchestra.

TYMOTEUSZ BIES -  is a twenty five year old pianist, graduate of the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, where he studied under the guidance of Professor Zbigniew Raubo. He is a laureate of a number of prestigious piano competitions, including the National Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition, Friuli Venezia Giulia Piano Competition, and Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition. Tymoteusz collaborated with numerous orchestras - such as the Polish Radio Orchestra, the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and most of the polish philharmonic orchestras. He performed at side of numerous distinguished conductors, including Maestro Juozas Domarkas, Maestro Lawrence Foster and Maestro Jan Wincenty Hawel. He continues to develop his knowledge and skills by participating in master classes with many world renowned teachers, including Professor Eugene Indjic, Professor Andrzej Jasiński, Professor Kevin Kenner, and Professor Dang Thai-Son. Tymoteusz’ performances in concert halls, across Poland and the world, are amongst his other accomplishments. He has given performances in the NOSPR headquarters, the National Philharmonic in Poland, the birthplace of F. Chopin in Żelazowa Wola; in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia and Slovenia; Tymoteusz has also performed at the „Chopin and His Europe” Festival, at the Chopin Festival in Duszniki-Zdrój, as well as at the Polish Piano Festival in Słupsk. He has been the beneficiary of multiple scholarships, including those funded by Krystian Zimerman, Young Poland Scholarship, and the Polish Minister of Culture. In 2018 he released his debut solo album, containing W.A. Mozart and F. Chopin piano concertos. He is currently working on his third album, which will contains works of K. Szymanowski and W. Lutosławski; on the album he will be accompanied by Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra. In 2019 he received the prestigious „Primus inter pares” title for the best graduate of the year from the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice.

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